2019-20 Kangaroo Men's Basketball News

  • Mercadel Working to #BreakTheStigma
    May 08, 2020
    SHERMAN, Texas - This week, the NCAA launched its #BreakTheStigma campaign, a social media effort to bring awareness to mental health. The goal, as indicated by the campaign's hashtag, is to do away with the stigma surrounding mental health issues in general, and among student-athletes in particular.
  • Men's Hoops Alum Burton Named TABC Small College Coach of the Year
    April 22, 2020
    SUGAR LAND, Texas – Texas A&M University-Commerce head women's basketball coach Jason Burton has been named the Small College Women's Head Coach of the Year by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches.
  • Three From Men's Hoops Earn All-SCAC
    March 01, 2020
    KERRVILLE, Texas - Austin College men’s basketball players Michael Holland and Devin Roland have been named first team All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference performers and Justice Mercadel was named honorable mention All-Conference for their outstanding play this season, the league office has announced.
  • 'Roo Men's Hoops Falls in SCAC Semifinals
    February 29, 2020
    KERRVILLE, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team rallied back from a big first half deficit but was unable to overcome defending Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference champion Texas Lutheran, falling 79-72 on Saturday night in the conference semifinals. The 'Roos finish the season with an overall record of 14-12.
  • 'Roo Men's Hoops Heading Back to SCAC Tournament
    February 26, 2020
    SHERMAN, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team is headed back to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament for the first time since 2015-16 after earning the No. 2-seed and a first round bye with an overall record of 14-11 and a conference mark of 11-7.
  • 'Roo Men Fall at St. Thomas
    February 23, 2020
    HOUSTON, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team dropped its regular season finale on Sunday, falling 84-75 at the University of St. Thomas. The 'Roos head into the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament with an overall record of 14-11 and a conference mark of 11-7.
  • Austin College Men Fall at Centenary
    February 21, 2020
    SHREVEPORT, La. - The Austin College men's basketball team found itself in a big hole early and was unable to climb out, falling 84-71 at Centenary on Friday evening. The 'Roos are now 14-11 overall and 11-6 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • 'Roo Men Run Away From Texas Lutheran
    February 15, 2020
    SHERMAN, Texas - Michael Holland poured in 26 points to lead four 'Roos in double figures as the Austin College men's basketball team topped Texas Lutheran 94-79 on Saturday evening in Hughey Gym. The 'Roos are now 14-9 overall and 11-5 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • Austin College Men Earn 10th Conference Victory
    February 14, 2020
    SHERMAN, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team pulled away down the stretch to top Southwestern University 76-57 on Friday night in Hughey Gym, earning the 'Roos their 10th Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference win of the season. The 'Roos are now 13-9 overall and 10-5 in conference play.
  • 'Roo Men's Hoops Falls Late to Trinity
    February 08, 2020
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team saw its six-game winning streak come to an end on Saturday in San Antonio, falling 71-68 at Trinity. The 'Roos are now 12-9 overall and 9-5 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • 'Roo Men's Hoops Climbs Past Mountaineers
    February 07, 2020
    KERRVILLE, Texas - For the second Friday in a row the Austin College men's basketball team found itself in a double-digit halftime hole, but the 'Roos used a big run to open the second half on their way to coming from behind for a 77-69 victory over Schreiner. The 'Roos have now won six in a row and are 12-8 overall, including a 9-4 mark in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • Austin College Men Notch Fifth Straight Win
    February 01, 2020
    SHERMAN, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team kept its 2020 hot streak going on Saturday against Johnson & Wales, topping the Wildcats 91-81 to improve to 11-8 overall and 8-4 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play. The 'Roos have now won five in a row and eight of their last nine overall since early January.
  • Buzzer Beater Lifts 'Roos Past Colorado College
    January 31, 2020
    SHERMAN, Texas - Kam Hogan drilled a 40-foot, double-clutch desperation shot at the buzzer to cap off a 79-77 come-from-behind victory for the Austin College men's basketball team against Colorado College on Friday night in Hughey Gym. The 'Roos are now 10-8 overall and 7-4 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • 'Roo Men Stay Hot Against Dallas
    January 25, 2020
    SHERMAN, Texas - The Austin College men’s basketball team picked up its third straight victory and sixth in its last seven games to improve to 9-8 overall and 6-4 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play on Saturday, topping the University of Dallas 82-71. 
  • Holland Named SCAC Player of the Week
    January 21, 2020
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Austin College men’s basketball player Michael Holland has been named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week, the league office has announced.
  • Holland Named to D3Hoops Team of the Week
    January 21, 2020
    SHERMAN, Texas - After being named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week, Austin College men’s basketball player has been named to the D3Hoops.com National Team of the Week for his outstanding performance over the weekend.
  • Men's Hoops Earns Road Win at Dallas
    January 21, 2020
    IRVING, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team brought its record back to .500 on the year with a 96-85 win at the University of Dallas on Tuesday night in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference action. The 'Roos are now 8-8 overall and 5-4 in conference play, and have won four of their last five contests.
  • Holland's Career Day Helps 'Roos Top TLU
    January 18, 2020
    SEGUIN, Texas - Michael Holland had career highs of 35 points and 17 rebounds and the Austin College men's basketball team picked up a big 96-92 win over defending Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference champion Texas Lutheran on Saturday evening.
  • 'Roo Men Edged by Southwestern
    January 17, 2020
    GEORGETOWN, Texas - Michael Holland matched a career-high with 30 points and Justice Mercadel added 21, but it would not be enough for the Austin College men's basketball team as the 'Roos were edged 87-84 by Southwestern on Friday evening. The 'Roos are now 6-8 overall and 3-4 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • Austin College Men Win Third Straight
    January 11, 2020
    SHERMAN, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team got out to a big lead and held off a late rally by Trinity University, topping the Tigers 77-72 for their third straight victory on Saturday evening. The 'Roos are now 6-7 overall and 3-3 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • 'Roo Men Top Schreiner
    January 10, 2020
    SHERMAN, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team picked up its second straight win on Friday evening, topping Schreiner University 84-78 to improve to 5-7 overall and 2-3 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • Mercadel Named SCAC Player of the Week
    January 06, 2020
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Austin College men’s basketball player Justice Mercadel has been named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week, the league office has announced.
  • 'Roos Race Past Johnson & Wales
    January 04, 2020
    DENVER, Colo. - The Austin College men's basketball team snapped its seven game skid with a convincing 96-77 victory at Johnson & Wales on Saturday, bringing the team's overall record to 4-7 and Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference mark to 1-3.
  • Turnovers Doom 'Roos at Colorado College
    January 03, 2020
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Austin College men's basketball team turned the ball over 28 times, leading to 34 points for Colorado College as the Tigers won the second half to hand the 'Roos an 88-80 loss on Friday night. The 'Roos are now 3-7 overall and 0-3 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • 'Roo Men Fall to St. Thomas
    December 21, 2019
    SHERMAN, Texas - The Austin College men’s basketball team fell 80-58 to the University of St. Thomas (Tex.) on Saturday in their final game before the New Year. The ‘Roos are now 3-6 overall and 0-2 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • 'Roos Come Up Short Against Centenary
    December 20, 2019
    SHERMAN, Texas - The Austin College men’s basketball team turned it over 26 times and Centenary College got hot from three-point range late, as the Gents pulled away to hand the ‘Roos an 82-73 loss on Friday afternoon in Hughey Gym.
  • Hughey Gym Court to be Named in Honor of Jim Rolfe
    December 17, 2019
    Hughey Gymnasium, home to Austin College men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball programs for the past 70 years, will be receiving significant upgrades including the newly named “Jim Rolfe Court” in honor of the 1965 graduate and former Austin College men’s basketball player who moved on to an esteemed career in the legal field spanning over five decades.
  • LeTourneau Pulls Away Late to Top 'Roos
    December 16, 2019
    SHERMAN, Texas - The Austin College men’s basketball team battled LeTourneau throughout the game on Monday afternoon in Hughey Gym, but the Yellow Jackets used some timely three point shooting to pull away late and hand the ‘Roos an 89-76 defeat. The ‘Roos are now 3-4 overall on the year.
  • Men's Hoops Falls to Ozarks
    December 14, 2019
    SHERMAN, Texas - The Austin College men’s basketball team dropped a 74-66 non-conference game to the University of the Ozarks on Saturday afternoon, as the ‘Roos shot just 37.5% from the field while the Eagles knocked down 51.3% of their attempts in the game. The ‘Roos are now 3-3 overall on the year.
  • Ozarks Tops 'Roo Men
    November 26, 2019
    CLARKSVILLE, Ark. - The University of Ozarks used a big second half to pull away from the Austin College men's basketball team on Tuesday, topping the 'Roos 88-70 with 57 of those points coming after halftime. The 'Roos are now 3-2 overall on the season.
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